Munetsugu Hall in Nagoya, Japan designed by Norihiko Dan is a small concert hall with a style.
Solar Tree, hi-tech-eco-friendly street light. A very nice mix of art and technology by Ross Lovegrove.
Having trouble keeping up with all the links? Well here's a roundup of the top 25 in the last week!
Love the packaging on this Big Lebowski 10th anniversary DVD
If you can't stand the heat... get out of the kitchen ~ new print from the "keep calm, and carry on" guys ~ now, if only the finger came pointing in either direction to accommodate all kitchens!
Birds made with seeds.
Trees are the people too!
Awesome comics at The Rut!
Wow, who can resist looking at a 96 tentacled octopus laying eggs?
The rumored Macbook Touch that may be coming out in October just gave my 3G iPhone an inferiority complex.
The Walker house in Sydney, Australia has been put up for sale at over $10 million
Hauntingly beautiful portrait photography by Andrzej Dragan. This artist has a wonderfully gifted mind with a PhD in quantum physics and an amazing eye for creating a story within an a single image.
The photos and stories of building a modern house on a hill in an Arlington, Texas suburban neighborhood.
Awesome bicycle posters.
Frozen Smiles from Fred&Friends.
The Royal College of Art recently revealed a rousing rally of auto designs that match sleek profiles with cutting-edge concepts in sustainability.
West Elm's convertible sofa ~ a fun solution for small spaces
Ikea jumps on the porcelain and wood trend with a new line of kitchen accessories ~ this one is the Celeber by Anna Lerinder ~ a soy sauce pourer with lid and base
Bread & Wine ~ one of our fav bag designers, Rebecca Minkoff joined in the "reusable shopping bag" trend ~ How can you not grab a bottle and a loaf with this one on your arm?
Dezeen has a great roundup of the images of the shortlisted entries for the Architectural Jelly Competition! (Now can you imagine an architectural jello shot party?)
Finger Rocket ~ so amidst the GLOW madness, somehow ended up at google santa monica shooting these addictive foam rockets across cubicles until my hand turned red... def, buy in bulk.
New advergame from CP+B for Coke Zero which ties into the inaugural Coke Zero 400 NASCAR race that took place on July 5th. Kee the car powered and the Coke Zero bottle balanced.
A new way of looking at pandas. Design collaboration up for voting at threadless! Hope this gets to print!
Purisme ~ for your carbon fiber loving smokers ~ in addition to their letter opener, here is a carbon fiber PIPE!
6 tales from UK's Peculiar Crimes Unit illustrated by Inkymole. 'The Victoria Vanishes', the first one, is out now in hardback.
sneak peek at the 2009 Louis Vuitton City Guides...
In collaboration with Gap, the Parisian concept store Colette will come to NYC for a month-long pop up store concept.
Kid Robot Jewelry line ~ a result of collaboration with Tarina Tarantino... whatever will be next ~
Did you know Oxo bought Candela? The awesome candle alternatives that are portable, cordless, and charge up on their base? Love the new designs!!!
The first book of its kind: a definitive guide to the world of perfume is not just educational, but also highly entertaining.
Guerrilla Gardener Stefano Massimello. He invests his own time and money maintaining the now demolished park of Isola, Milan. Photo by Reed.
Spot for the Foundation for the Deaf created by DDB New Zeland mixing animation with sound effects to show how would be if you where deaf.
Minimal & Stylistic calendar / time screensaver from DestroyToday - apparently mac only
"This collection is made entirely out of the factory waste collected.The pieces were put together to form a wood patchwork before they were made into; a chair, a book box and a series of 12 lamps."
A buried building with a sheet of water as its only facade is the León municipal morgue by BAAS Arquitectos.
Penta is a project developed by italian designer Luca Casarotto (Coscadesign studio) during Foscarini Lab, a workshop by Foscarini.
A wood beach house by dRN Arquitectos in Maitencillo, Chile.
The Bufet Filcowy sideboard has some 4000 holes laid out dot-matrix style. Felt pegs of any hue (not unlike cigarette filters) can be arranged into infinite patterns.
A water line made by turning off lights won best concept in this year’s ID magazine annual design review.
A mix of typography and neon : you can form any letter of the alphabet with The Patent, by Adam Slowik.
Some recent pictures from a never completed Niemeyer project in Tripoli (Lebanon) by photographer Cristobal Palma.
"Paint Or Die But Love Me", a great table concept by french designer John Nouanesing.
EX-SE-08, Shieh Chieh Huang - Crazy floaty recycled robots made of plastic bags, computer fans, and more that were suspended under the pier at GLOW ~ see the video of some of these bizarre creatures!
Latest from JibJab - Time For Some Campaiginin' - the latest political satire cartoon starring Barack Obama and John McCain... and YOU! set to the tune of Bob Dylan's Times They Are A-Changin'
GIANT screen of water, night sky as backdrop, rear projection visualizations - and microphones to scream into to directly alter them. See my vid and pics of Primal Source by Usman Haques from GLOW!
Mazda presents yet another concept car. Kazamai which means "swirling crosswinds" in Japanese. Were it to be built, Mazda’s latest show car would deliver exciting driving dynamics, frugal fuel consumption and greatly reduced CO2 emissions.